Over seven feet tall hand cast lost wax brass medicine Buddha. Seated atop a lotus base. His right hand resting on his right knee. Left hand above both his sitting legs in the center of the body. A huge and beautiful one of a kind piece. Originally from Java, Indonesia.
Medicine Buddha, also known as Bhaiṣajyaguru ( भैषज्यगुरु, 藥師佛, 薬師仏 སངས་རྒྱས་སྨན་བླ), formally Bhaiṣajya-guru-vaiḍūrya-prabhā-rāja, which means : “Medicine Master and King of Lapis Lazuli Light”. He is the Buddha of healing and medicine in Mahāyāna Buddhism. Commonly referred to as the “Medicine Buddha”, he is described as a doctor who cures suffering (Pali/Sanskrit: dukkha/duḥkha) using the medicine of his teachings.
Bhaiṣajyaguru is typically depicted seated, wearing the three robes of a Buddhist monk, holding a lapis-colored jar of medicine nectar in his left hand, sometimes just the hand mudra. The right hand resting on his right knee, holding the stem of the Aruna fruit or Myrobalan between thumb and forefinger (Again, it could be just the hand mudra).
Dimensions: 58″ x 58″ x 90″
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